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2021-2022 Catalog
ASH 5445: Japan Before 1868

Course Description for Japan Before 1868

ASH5445: Japan Before 1868
This course covers the period from the ancient creation of the Imperial system through the rise of the military class. Readings will reveal the Japan of gods and goddesses, samurai, the great Buddhist academies and the classical arts of the tea ceremony, gardening, sculpture, literature and martial skills.